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Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1) Video

Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1)

Dr. Robert H. Vonderheide, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, reviews the triumphs and challenges of cancer therapy over the last quarter century, focusing on new tools and the motivation driving the focus on immunotherapy ...

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: What we know and what we are missing, Gregory L. Beatty, MD, PhD Video

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: What we know and what we are missing, Gregory L. Beatty, MD, PhD

In this engaging presentation, he describes the current strategies and evolving immunotherapies for pancreatic cancer and their potential to improve both the standards of care and the outcomes for the disease.

Immunotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer: Checkpoint Inhibitors and Beyond Mark O’Hara, MD Video

Immunotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer: Checkpoint Inhibitors and Beyond Mark O’Hara, MD

Dr. Mark O’Hara of the Abramson Cancer Center discusses checkpoint inhibition in the context of pancreatic cancer in this presentation from the Abramson Cancer Center’s Immunology and Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer Symposium.

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Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer News

Penn Clinical Research Roundup: Breast Cancer

Penn faculty, physician scientists and medical trainees frequently contribute to research in the fields of medical and surgical oncology. Both Penn and the Abramson Cancer Center have created a culture deeply rooted in research, academic ...

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia News

Penn Heart & Vascular: First to Offer Embolic Protection Device during TAVR for Stroke Prevention in Philadelphia

Penn Heart & Vascular has become one of the highest volume treatment centers for TAVR in the United States and the most experienced TAVR provider in the Philadelphia region.

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone News

Blood Test Identifies More Treatable Cancer Mutations Than Tissue Biopsy Alone

Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania found that they could identify significantly more mutations through liquid biopsy instead of a solid tissue biopsy alone.

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Radiation May Lower Potential for Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:51 AM

Treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional treatment while they wait for their CAR T cells to be manufactured may reduce the risk of CAR T therapy side effects once it is administered, according ...

Electric Pill Bottles and Text Messaging Not Enough to Affect Blood Pressure Control

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:37 AM

About one in three Americans have high blood pressure, called hypertension, but only about half of them have their condition under control.

Penn’s Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE Part of Team Awarded Stand Up 2 Cancer Grant

Monday, September 16, 2019 10:16 AM

A new $3 million grant to support a clinical trial evaluating a combination therapy to prevent triple-negative breast cancer from recurring will be led in the clinic by Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, the Alan and Jill Miller Professor in ...

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Physician Blog

Penn GynOnc Docs off the Clock: Rocking Out and Running Races in Support of Women’s Health

Sunday, September 8, 2019 8:00 PM

Two Penn Medicine gynecologic oncologists have found alternative ways to leverage their hobbies and passions into their professional missions to enhance their patients’ health.

Penn EP Director Francis E Marchlinski MD Reviews Ventricular Arrhythmias

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:00 PM

It’s never too soon to refer a patient for ventricular arrhythmia, according to Francis Marchlinski, MD, Director of Electrophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System. Originating in the lower chambers of the heart, ventricular ...

Malunions and Nonunions: Samir Mehta, MD, Reviews Complex Fractures and a Nonunion Case Study

Monday, August 12, 2019 8:00 PM

Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Samir Mehta reviews treatment for non-healing and fracture cases at the Penn Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Center.

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Penn Events

Recent Advances in Oncology for the Primary Care Physician (Chester County)

West Chester University Alumni and Foundation Center202 Carter DriveWest Chester, PA 19382 Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 5:45 – 8:30pm Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This ...

Italy-Philadelphia Convergence on Kidney Cancer: Focus on Advancing Research Toward Patient Care

Biomedical Research Building, Atrium421 Curie BoulevardPhiladelphia PA, 19104 Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:15am – 4:30pm Type of Event: CME Course, Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: The ...

2019 Penn Kidney Transplant Symposium

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 8am – 4pm Program Overview: Education Session for Nephrology Nurses, Transplant Nurses, Social Workers & Dialysis Unit Staff Target Audience: Nephrology Nurses Transplant Nurses Social Workers ...

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